Saturday, November 16, 2013
Butter, in my words + butters
The Illunse word for butter is butyre. Butyre is a very rare last name. Butyre is a variation of the Old English word for butter, butere. Similar Butyri is the name of a place in Russia.
This word is a mixture of the Old English word for butter, butere (butter, milk for butter-making), and the Latin word for butter, butyrum. The Old English word comes from Latin, that's why the words are so similar.
This is a new word.
butyran : butters
The Illunse word for butters (nominative plural) is butyran. Butyran is a very rare name. Similar butyramide is the amide of butyric acid, which was first found in butter.
Butters in Latin is butyra. Butters in Old English is buteran.